“Armed with a pitch-fork, the finest fighting man can do little against an opponent with a tommy-gun in his hands.” (Rommel, 1953, p.333). Field-Marshal Erwin Rommel (the Desert Fox), World War I junior officer and World War II General, considered a brilliant military commander; adored by his troops and feared by his enemies. Reference Rommel,… Read More
Research Paper Title Training Induces Cognitive Bias: The Case of a Simulation-Based Emergency Airway Curriculum. Introduction Training-induced cognitive bias may affect performance. Using a simulation-based emergency airway curriculum, we tested the hypothesis that curriculum design would induce bias and affect decision making. Methods Twenty-three novice anesthesiology residents were randomized into 2 groups. The primary outcome measure was the initiation… Read More
Career growth opportunities ‘worse’ than 10 years ago, by Grace Lewis writing on the CIPDs website: A lack of training and development for the UK’s workforce is a “significant concern” for the future of business, experts have warned, after research revealed that 25 per cent of UK employees believe they receive insufficient support from their… Read More
“War spares not the brave, but the cowardly.” Anacreon, Greek Poet, 570 BC – 488 BC)
A new sub-section of the blog ‘Human Resource Development’ can be found under the main page heading of ‘Human resources. This new section looks at learning and development and CPD in the context of fitness boot camps and military fitness.